Gitlab- The complete
DevOps platform

One application with endless possibilities. Organizations rely on GitLab’s source code management, CI/CD, security, and more to deliver software rapidly.

GitLab was America’s fourth fastest-growing private software company in 2018. The company provides a central server that manages Git repositories and is used to simplify the administration tasks of many corporations worldwide. According to Wikipedia, GitLab has over 100,000 users and is used by large, well-known organizations such as IBM, Sony, Goldman Sachs, and NASA.

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Use Case

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a multinational investment bank and financial services company, providing services in investment management, securities, asset management, prime brokerage, and security underwriting. The organization has offices in many major financial centers around the world and operates with over 38,000 employees.

Even huge organizations like Goldman Sachs face their unique issues and obstacles. Some of the most significant challenges faced by Goldman Sachs were:

Challenges

  1. To find a tool that could remove toolchain complexity and manage everything in one user interface (UI).
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Solution

GitLab to the rescue!

GitLab helped the engineering teams remove toolchain complexity and accelerate DevOps adoption. It enabled the team to develop an application that allowed Goldman Sachs’ developers to manage all efforts with one UI and simplified the administration by employing one centralized instance for all repositories.

Now that you’ve seen one example of GitLab’s applicability, let’s focus on its basics. To best grasp GitLab’s basics, we must begin by understanding the “Git” part of the name.

Features:

1. Single source of truth

2. Continuous everything

3. Real-time security

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What GitLab does

Open source and open core

Hundreds of thousands of organizations use and contribute to GitLab. This community helps ensure the long-term viability of GitLab as they work together to release a new stable version every month. Open source organizations can access our top tier features, plus 50,000 CI pipeline minutes, for free.

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Sources/References:

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